Somerset v Leicestershire
County Championship 1955
VenueRecreation Ground, Bath on 25th, 27th, 28th June 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSomerset 4; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresD Davies, H Elliott
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), T Tout (Somerset)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 31/1 (Lester 12*, Tompkin 12*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 125/5 (Tremlett 41*, Stephenson 1*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GG Tordoffc Hallam b Spencer4     
Yawar Saeedb Lester13     
PB Wightc Firth b Jackson34     
MF Tremlettc Palmer b Jackson47     
JG Lomaxb Walsh8     
CF Daveyc Lester b Munden46     
BA Langfordlbw b Spencer41     
+HW Stephensonb Pratt41     
J Hiltonnot out18     
JWJ McMahonb Walsh5     
B Lobblbw b Walsh0     
Extras(1 b, 4 w)5
Total(all out, 107 overs)262
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-32, 3-83, 4-108, 5-114, 6-178, 7-234, 8-244, 9-262, 10-262 (107 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer22   2532--
Pratt17   5281--
Lester12   3531--
Walsh22   5453--
Jackson18   5432--
Munden12   6271--
Palmer4   080--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Yawar Saeed b Lobb13     
MR Hallamc Stephenson b Yawar Saeed6     
M Tompkinlbw b Yawar Saeed42     
*CH Palmerc Lomax b Lobb74     
VE Jacksonc Stephenson b Lomax45     
GA Smithsonc Yawar Saeed b Lomax6     
VS Mundenb McMahon14     
JE Walshb Lomax0     
+J Firthnot out4     
CT Spencerrun out2     
RL Prattc Yawar Saeed b Lomax2     
Extras(1 b, 6 lb, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 74 overs)216
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-35, 3-85, 4-151, 5-169, 6-200, 7-205, 8-209, 9-211, 10-216 (74 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb19   4502--
Yawar Saeed18   3672--
McMahon18   7461--
Hilton4   1100--
Langford1   080--
Lomax14   2274--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GG Tordoffc Smithson b Jackson29     
Yawar Saeedc Walsh b Spencer44     
PB Wightb Jackson7     
MF Tremlettb Pratt92     
CF Daveyb Spencer2     
BA Langfordlbw b Spencer0     
+HW Stephensonnot out85     
JG Lomaxnot out10     
J Hiltondid not bat      
JWJ McMahondid not bat      
B Lobbdid not bat      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(6 wickets, declared, 66 overs)272
Fall of wickets:
1-67, 2-75, 3-101, 4-103, 5-117, 6-229
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer18   21053--
Pratt13   0701--
Lester2   0150--
Jackson20   11642--
Palmer13   9150--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Yawar Saeed b Lobb10     
MR Hallamc Stephenson b Lobb14     
M Tompkinnot out89     
*CH Palmerst Stephenson b McMahon32     
VE Jacksonnot out56     
GA Smithsondid not bat      
VS Mundendid not bat      
JE Walshdid not bat      
+J Firthdid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
RL Prattdid not bat      
Extras(5 lb)5
Total(3 wickets, 51.2 overs)206
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-33, 3-96
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb15   2542--
Yawar Saeed7.20300--
McMahon17   3631--
Lomax9   0410--
Tordoff3   0130--

--> CF Davey (1) passed his previous highest score of 30 in first-class matches
--> CF Davey (1) passed his previous highest score of 30 in County Championship matches
--> BA Langford (1) passed his previous highest score of 29 in first-class matches
--> BA Langford (1) passed his previous highest score of 29 in County Championship matches
--> CH Palmer (1) passed 13500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 27
--> Yawar Saeed (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 19
--> VE Jackson reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset first innings





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